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Each person on a committee with 40 members voted for exactly one of 3 candidates, F, G, or H. Did Candidate F receive the most votes from the 40 votes cast?
(1) Candidate F received 11 of the votes.
(2) Candidate H received 14 of the votes.


If the area of triangular region RST is 25, what is the perimeter of RST?
(1) The length of one side of RST is . 5\sqrt{2}
(2) RST is a right isosceles triangle.

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vageesh wrote:
Each person on a committee with 40 members voted for exactly one of 3 candidates, F, G, or H. Did Candidate F receive the most votes from the 40 votes cast?
(1) Candidate F received 11 of the votes.
(2) Candidate H received 14 of the votes.


If the area of triangular region RST is 25, what is the perimeter of RST?
(1) The length of one side of RST is .
(2) RST is a right isosceles triangle.



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1) if F got 11, there are 29 left so either way you put it one of the candidate has to have more than 11 so SUFF
2) H got 14 so 26 left and F could get 15 or 13 so INSUFF

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1. Not sure what the measurement is but it is INSUFF
2. ok so you know it being right isoceles we have the sides X being equal while the hypotenuse Y being something else. We know the area is 1/2 *bh = 1/2*x*x= 1/2*x^2
Now we also know sqrt(x^2+x^2) = y through pyth. theorem. So since 1/2*x^2 = 25 we see x^2=50. so sqrt(2*x^2) = sqrt(100) = 10 = y
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